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This Short Film Will Make You Think About Why You Go Outside

After spending long periods of time outside, I often find myself asking what takes me out there in the first place. What is it that keeps me coming back and putting myself through things like never-ending hikes and skin tracks? Mathieu le Lay’s short film answers that question beautifully: a sense of wonder. It tells the story of a lone adventurer deep in the Dolomites who finds himself feeling extra small. Stunning cinematography and an inspiring message make this a joy to watch.

Why go outside? Because that’s 99% of the universe, you city people think way too much.

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TGR’s new film, Jeremy Jones’ ‘Life of Glide’
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TGR’s new film, Jeremy Jones’ ‘Life of Glide’

TGR’s new film, Jeremy Jones’ ‘Life of Glide’

Inspired by a poem he wrote long ago, big mountain rider Jeremy Jones summons his greatest influences and dissects his lifelong passion for the simple and sacred feeling he calls, "The Glide" in TGR's new short film "Life of Glide." Watch as Jones traces his passion for sliding sideways from old Craig Kelly parts and footage of Tom Curren at Jeffreys Bay, to his present-day obsession to crafting a snowboard that can recreate the effortless feeling of gliding upon a glassy wave. With the help

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A Cartoon Alex Honnold Recounts his El Cap Story
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A Cartoon Alex Honnold Recounts his El Cap Story

A Cartoon Alex Honnold Recounts his El Cap Story

Back in June, five friends and I had just returned from a glacier ski trip in the Yukon, completely cut off from the world. When we collectively turned on our phones upon returning to civilization we were blown up with notifications about what might be the most impressive athletic feat of our generation: Alex Honnold had successfully climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope. It blew our minds, and over the next few months that story has been told and re-told many times over, but

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Living in Salt Lake City Is Not Just About Skiing
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Living in Salt Lake City Is Not Just About Skiing

Living in Salt Lake City Is Not Just About Skiing

Salt Lake City is not just about skiing some of the best snow in the world. A vibrant cultural center, Utah's capital city is home to some world-class music and nightlife. Take a ride with former public radio DJ and blues musician "Bad" Brad Wheeler as he tours his favorite music venues in downtown Salt Lake City. In his words: "It’s not L.A. It’s not Nashville. It’s Salt Lake City. It is not a copy of something else." Most people are surprised when they find out what the locals already